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Katherine (Bullfinch) Bell (1623 - 1692)

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Katherine Bell formerly Bullfinch aka Waffe
Born in Englandmap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New Englandmap [uncertain]
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A footnote in the Woburn, Massachusetts records says: "The emigrant ancestor is believed to be the John Bulfinch, referred to by Savage, who settled Salem as early as 1640. He returned to England and died at Chatham, Kent County, about 1680. Administration on his estate in this country was granted to his daughter, Katherine Bell, widow of Abraham Bell of Charlestown. - Middlesex County Court Records, Vol II., page 334.[1]

John Waffe, m. Katherine __________. HIs widow married 2nd Abraham Bell.[2]

Waffe Children
  1. John Waffe b. July 22, 1645[2]
  2. Thomas Waffe b. Nov. 29 1646[2]
  3. Elizabeth Waffe, age 29 in 1680 (so b. c 1651); m. Andrew Robinson.[2]
Bell Children
  1. i. Hannah, m. Samuel Bignall, 1669. [3]
  2. ii. Mary, b. a. Dec. 25, 1653; servant to Jones, 1671; m. John Hands. [3]
  3. iii. Abraham, d. Jan. 16, 1656-7.[3]
  4. iv. Abraham, b. Nov. 17, 1657. [3]
  5. v. Dorothy; m. Sam'l Cutler, 1681.[3]
  6. vi. Isaac, Oct. 10 (12) 1661 or 1662. [3]

Katherine, wife of Thomas Bell, died Aug. 29, 1692 ae 69[3]


  1. Johnson, Edward F. Woburn records of births, deaths, and marriages, Vol. 2 Part 2 - Deaths. Woburn, Mass.: Andrews, Cutler & co...., 1890.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Norris, Daniel Wells & Feldman, Hans Adolph. The Wells family. Wisconsin: 1942.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Wyman, Thomas Bellows. The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown: in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818. Vol A-J. Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1879. p. 74 citing her gravestone.
Source S6711478
Title: Woburn records of births, deaths, and marriages
Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Woburn records o

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